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Making it easier to share annotations on the Web

The W3C has announced the publication of three new standards aimed to enable an ecosystem of interoperable products that let the world comment on, describe, tag, and link any resource on the Web. Many websites already allow comments, but current annotation systems rely on unique, usually proprietary technologies chosen and provided by publishers. Notes cannot […]
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New Scholarly Coalition Embraces W3C Web Annotations

Today marks the launch of an informal annotation coalition, organized by the Hypothes.is Project, a W3C Member. W3C is excited to be part of this growing effort of over 40 leading organizations in the technology and scholarly publishing communities, including W3C Members IDPF, MIT Press, and Wiley. The partners in this coalition share a vision […]
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DPUB IG Telco, 2015-06-29: Annotations, CSS, minor white paper changes

See minutes online for a more detailed record of the discussions. (The headers below link into the relevant sections of the minutes.) Update on the Annotation WG Ivan Herman gave an update on the progress in the Annotation WG. The group started with an input document provided by the Open Annotation Community Group. They had […]
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Digital Publishing Interest Group publishes its first public working drafts

The Digital Publishing Interest Group seeks to ensure that the requirements of digital publishing can be answered, when in scope, by the Recommendations published by W3C. It is composed of representatives from book publishers, reading system vendors, consultants, and subject matter experts. The group has published two First Public Working Drafts to describe use cases […]
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First Drafts of “Annotation use cases” and “Requirements for Latin Text Layout and Pagination”

The Digital Publishing Interest Group has published two First Public Working Drafts: Annotation Use Cases, which describes the set of use cases generated for Annotation and Social Reading within the W3C Digital Publishing Interest Group, in coordination with the Open Annotation Community Group. Requirements for Latin Text Layout and Pagination, which describes requirements for pagination and layout […]
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Draft charter for an annotation group at W3C

W3C has published a draft charter for a possible Annotation Working Group. The mission of the Group, which may be proposed to be added to the Digital Publishing Activity, is to define a generic data model for annotations, and define the basic infrastructural elements to make it deployable in browsers and reading systems. The goal […]
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